Latin Phrases and Quotes
Starting with phrase number 2087

  1. Modus operandi - Mode of operation (Legal term - Referring the manner a criminal commits a crime - Abbreviated as MO)
  2. Modus ponendo ponens / Modus ponens - Mode that affirms by affirming (Philosophical term - Way of logical deduction: the union of two premises such as "If it rains, we will go to the beach" and "It rains". By combining these two by Modus Ponens, it can be concluded that: "We will go to the beach")
  3. Modus ponendo tollens - Mode which affirms by denying (Philosophical term)
  4. Modus tollendo ponens - Mode which denies by affirming (Philosophical term)
  5. Modus tollendo tollens - Mode which denies by denying (Philosophical term)
  6. Modus vivendi - Way of life (Legal term - Especially criminals)
  7. Mondi nuovi - New worlds
  8. Monitos etiam atque etiam volo - I want to warn again and again (Cicero - Second Catilinaria)
  9. Montani Semper Liber - Mountain always free (Motto Bucaramanga, Colombia)
  10. Montium Custos - Guardian of the Hills (Pope Alexander VII (1655-1667) motto, according to Saint Malachy prophecies)
  11. Mora creditoris - Noncompliance attributable to the creditor (Legal term)
  12. More maiorum - According to the custom of the ancestors (Legal term)
  13. Mores maiorum consuetudo - The custom of the ancestors (Legal term about the source of formal Roman law)
  14. Mores sunt tacitus consensus populi longa consuetudine inveteratus - The customs are tacit agreements made by the consensus of the people over a long interval - (Legal term Domitius Ulpianus)
  15. Mors certa sed hora incerta - Death is certain, but the time is uncertain
  16. Mors certa, vita incerta - Death is certain, life uncertain.
  17. Mors est quies viatoris, finis est omnis laboris - Death is the rest of the traveler, the end of all the work (Quoted by Umberto Eco The Name of the Rose )
  18. Mors faciet ne sim - The death makes non-existence (Seneca)
  19. Mors Omnia Aequat - Mors equals us all (Phrase in the frontispiece of the Guadalupe cemetery in Leon, Nicaragua)
  20. Mors tantum pro certo habet victoriam ut primas nobis tribuit aetatem - The death is so sure of winning, it gives you full life of advantag
  21. Mors ultima linea rerum est - Death is the ultimate limit
  22. Mors ultima ratio - The death is the ultimate reason
  23. Morsus serpentum, non laedit sepentes, homo homini lupus - The bite of the snake, does not harm the snake, man to man is a wolf
  24. Mortis Causa - Cause of the Death (Legal term)
  25. Mortis nihil est. Sed vivere victus, sine gloria, uti morior quotidie est - Death is nothing. But to live up with no glory, is like dying every day
  26. Mortui non mordent - The dead do not bit
  27. Mortui viventes docent - The dead teach the living (Motto written on the front door of the autopsy room)
  28. Mortus est qui non resollat et non patalare potest - Dead is the one who cannot not gasp or kick
  29. Morum dissimilitudo dissociat amicitias - The difference in customs separate friends (Cicero)
  30. Mos maiorum ut lex valet - The customs of the ancestors have the force of law (Legal term)
  31. Motu proprio - By his own will (Legal term - No one told the accused what to do)
  32. Mulier Caesaris non fit suspecta etiam suspicione vacare debet - The wife of Caesar must not only be honest but also appear to be
  33. Mulier, decepta his verbis, decerpsit fructum et comedit - The woman was deceived by these words, plucked and ate fruit (Ecclesiastical term - Compendium of Sacred History - Charles Francois Lhomond)
  34. Mulier malum necessarium - The woman is a necessary evil (Terence - Phormio)
  35. Mulier mulieri magis convenit - Women living with women coexist better
  36. Mulier taceat in Ecclesia - Let the woman be silent in church
  37. Multa hospicia, nullas amicitias - Many acquaintances, no friends
  38. Multa pausia - Much in a nutshell
  39. Multa renascentur, quae iam cecidere, cadentque quae nunc sunt in honore vocabula, si volet usus, quem penes arbitrium est et ius et norma loquendi
    - Many words will be reborn that have already been lost and will fall into oblivion voices that today have prestige, if that is what usage wants, who is the true arbiter and ruler of the language
    (Horace - Ars poetica These famous lines condense one of the most thoughtful considerations about language that a poet has ever made)
  40. Multi autem sunt vocati pauci vero electi - Many are called but few chosen (Vulgate, Matthew 22,14 - Said by Jesus Christ)
  41. Multis e gentibus vires - From many people, strength (Motto of Saskatchewan, Canada)
  42. Multo autem ad rem magis pertinet quallis tibi vide aris quam allis - It is much more important what you think of yourself, than what others think of you (Seneca)
  43. Multum in parvo - Much in little
  44. Multum, non multa - Much, not many (Quality before quantity)
  45. Mundus appellatur caelum, terra, mare et aer - The world is called to heaven, earth, sea and air (Septimivs phrase Tertvlianvs Florens)
  46. Mundus est omnia natura rerum conceptio summa, caelumque sideribus conformatum - The world is in an all-encompassing concept, all things in nature and the sky formed by the stars (Marcvs Vitrubivs Pollio in the book "De Architectura")
  47. Mundus nihil pulcherrimum - The world is a beautiful thing (Giordano Bruno said this before being burned at a stake)
  48. Mundus vult decipi, ergo decipiatur - The world wants to be deceived because it is (Francesco Petrarca, Italian poet 1304-1374)
  49. Munera census - Census obligation (obligation to regularly register in the census in ancient Rome)
  50. Munera militia - Military obligation (Obligation to serve in the army during in ancient Rome )
  51. Munera tributum - Tribute oblication (Obligation to pay taxes in ancient Rome)
  52. Munificentissimus Deus - The most bountiful God (Ecclesiastical term - Apostolic Constitution of Pope Pius XII) )
  53. Munimentum ex monumento - After the palace is the monument
  54. Munus palpandus oios videndus - Touching with hands and seeing with eyes (Philosophical term - Expression of St. Thomas - when Christ was resurrected he was not present. When Jesus later appeared, St. Thomas said he did not believe he resurrected unless he puts his fingers in Jesus' wound)
  55. Musae poetis gloriam dant - Muses give glory to the poets.
  56. Mutatis mutandis - With the necessary changes (Legal term - This term applies to something that is simply comparative, used to give an example. When applying the law, just "change what you need to be changed")
  57. Mutato nomine - Changing the name
  58. Mysterium fidei - The mystery of faith (Encyclical written by Pablo VI)
  59. Nam cum iudicatur rem meam esse, simul iudicatur illius non esse - When it is judged that the object is mine, it is judged that it belongs to nobody else (Legal term - Domitius Ulpianus - Digest 3,3,40,2)
  60. Nam et ipsa scientia potestas es - Science is power (Sir Francis Bacon, English lawyer 1561-1626)
  61. Nam semper in civitate quibus opes nullae sunt bonis invident - Well, in the city those who have nothing always envy the good
  62. Nam si violandum est ius, regnandi gratia Violandum est: allis rebus pietaten colas - If there is a right to violate, violate everything to reign, but respect everything else (Legal term)
  63. Nam, ut eleganter Celsus definit, ius est ars boni et aequi - As Celso elegantly defined it, the law is the art of good and fair (Legal term - Domitius Ulpianus - The phrase "Ius est ars boni et Aequi" belongs to Celso’s son - Ulpianus Digest Domitius collected 1,1,1)
  64. Nasciturus - Who will be born (It refers to the person who is not yet born, but who has been conceived and will be born when after pregnancy)
  65. Nascuntur poetas, fiunt oratores - Poets are born, the politicians are made
  66. Natura abhorret vacuum - Nature abhors a vacuum
  67. Natura duce, errare nullo pacto potest - When nature guides us, there is no way to make a mistake (Philosophical term - The goodness of nature)
  68. Natura humana aevi brevis est - Human nature is feeble, and of a short existence
  69. Natura ingenium disecta cadavera pandit; plus quan vitae more taciturna docet - The cadaver dissection demonstrates the wisdom of nature; more talkative than life, teaches us the taciturn death (Motto of Pedro Virgili, first director of the Military Medical College in Cadiz, Spain)
  70. Natura naturans - Nature naturing (Philosophic Term - Baruch Spinoza - Nature is becoming wilder, as opposed to Nature naturata or Nature is maturing)
  71. Natura naturata - Mature maturing (Philosophic Term - Nature is maturing, as opposed to Nature naturans or Nature is becoming wilder)
  72. Natura non facit saltus - Nature does not make leaps
  73. Natura sanat, medicus curat - The physician treats, nature cure
  74. Naturae rationalis individua substantia - Individual substance of a rational nature (Scholastic definition of "person")
  75. Naturalis Ratio - Natural Reason (Legal term)

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